- Posted by James Allat
- On 6th July 2020
As the world has been adopting a new way of working Microsoft has also been developing Microsoft Teams to help fit the needs of those new ways of working. Microsoft has announced the following features coming to Microsoft Teams in June 2020.
Large gallery view (coming to preview in June 2020)
This will accommodate up to 49 participants at once on a single screen.
Virtual Breakout Rooms
Breakout Rooms allow meeting organizers to split their Teams meeting participants into small groups to assist ideation.
Multi-Window for Meetings & Calling (Available on both Windows & Mac)
Multi-window experiences are coming to Teams meetings and calling.
Teams meeting attendee limit increases to 300 participants (Available now)
All up to 300 participants in a Teams meeting.
A new home for launching instant channel meetings
Meet Now buttons in Teams channels will have a new home. You will soon find them in the Channel header where you can easily find and launch a channel meeting.
PSTN participant phone numbers masked from external users (Rolled out late in June for Windows, Mac, Web and Mobile clients)
If you are using Audio Conferencing enabled for Teams meetings, PSTN participants’ phone numbers will be masked to all users who have joined from outside of your organization.
If you have any questions regarding Microsoft Teams or would like to look at using Microsoft Teams in your organization please contact Calder IT via our contact us page or you can give us a call on 0330 0020 088